Nut shell boat

Nut shell boat

This children’s craft collects a long tradition which has been being transmitted from generation to generation. It is so funny to make them float in the pond of the park or in the bath!

Nut shell boat


  • To develop creativity.
  • To develop a precise and careful work.
  • To keep alive an old tradition.


  • Nuts
  • Wooden toothpricks
  • Plasticine or salt pastry
  • A marker
  • Scissors
  • Colored paper
  • Neoprene glue

Pasos a seguir

Ask an adult to open the nut in two with the point of a knife, just in the middle

Nut shell boat paso 1

Fill up the two halves with plasticine or salt pastry

Nut shell boat paso 2

Draw the sails in colored paper and cut them out.

Nut shell boat paso 3

Put the sails through the toothpricks as in the photo.

Nut shell boat paso 4

Stick the mast in the plasticine or salt pastry. If you want, you can paint the nut shells.

Nut shell boat paso 5


  • Edad:4 years
  • Tiempo:30 minutes
  • Dificultad:Low

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